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Disclosure – “Bang That”

Other than a few Mary J. Blige collabs, a couple of remixes, and a whole lot of live shows, Disclosure have been fairly quiet since the release of their 2013 debut album Settle. But the album has taken over the world anyway, to the point that their three-year-old Sam Smith collab “Latch” is still all… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 1, 2015 - 3:13 pm

Todd Edwards – “Nite Noise”

Producer Todd Edwards, who won a Grammy for his work on Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories, has shared a new track called “Nite Noise,” a throbbing 7-minute-long dance-punk song. Judging from the title on Soundcloud, it must incorporate Disclosure’s AlunaGeorge collaboration “White Noise” in some way, but it’s almost unrecognizable. “I made this while traveling… More »

By: James Rettig / February 4, 2015 - 10:13 pm

Disclosure Respond To Stolen Lyric Allegations, Say New Album Is Underway

Earlier this week, news broke that Disclosure and AlunaGeorge were being sued by songwriter Katie Farrah Sopher for allegedly using lyrics from one of her songbooks that was stolen by an ex-boyfriend, who then passed it along to people in the music industry to use without her consent. Disclosure has now responded: “Just to be… More »

By: James Rettig / January 21, 2015 - 8:44 am

Watch Sam Smith Sing “Latch” On Austin City Limits (Stereogum Premiere)

Long before Sam Smith became the kind of Grammy favorite that counts even my mother as a fan, he got his big break singing Disclosure’s magnificent pop/house hybrid “Latch.” Later, Smith recorded his own version of the song that’s more in line with his sentimental balladeer persona. That’s the “Latch” that Smith brought to AustinMore »

By: Chris DeVille / January 16, 2015 - 10:21 am

The Week In Pop: Forecasting 2015’s Event Albums And Rising Stars

Take it from someone who started a weekly pop column last year: 2014 was a bad year for pop music. I write this knowing that there are still many self-satisfied blowhards in the world — sometimes even in the comments section of this very website! — who will tell you that every year is a… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 8, 2015 - 4:50 pm

The 40 Best Music Videos Of 2014

Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a time, video directors made their work for TV, expecting you to run across their images when you were flipping through channels. By the time YouTube hit its second year, that… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 19, 2014 - 1:01 pm

Watch Lorde, Disclosure, Alt-J, Skrillex, & More In A Very Austalian Year-End Sketch For Triple J

The Australian radio station Triple J is about to launch its year-end Hottest 100 countdown. And to build up anticipation (or whatever), it put together a comedy sketch that stars as many musicians as possible. It’s pretty obvious that none of these people in were in the same room at the same time, but it’… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 17, 2014 - 9:10 am

2015 Grammy Nominees Announced

UPDATE: Read our breakdown of the nominations here.

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The Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences has been announcing Grammy nominations one-by-one this morning on CBS This Morning. Irritatingly, we won’t learn the nominees for the most important award, Album Of The Year, until tonight; the Academy is announcing them a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 5, 2014 - 9:02 am

Mary J. Blige & Disclosure – “Follow”

Disclosure recruited Mary J. Blige to sing on a great remix of their Settle single “F For You,” and since then the duo has taken to producing songs for Blige’s upcoming album The London Sessions, including “Right Now.” Another new Blige/Disclosure jam called “Follow” debuted on Zane Lowe’s BBC radio show today, and it sound… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 19, 2014 - 3:09 pm

Disclosure Deny Involvement In “Do They Know It’s Christmas? (2014)”

Disclosure was among the many names credited on Band Aid 30‘s all-star charity single “Do They Know It’s Christmas? (2014),” but a representative of the duo has denied their involvement in the recording or any pending remixes. “No planned remix or involvement of any kind unfortunately,” the representative told Pitchfork. The confusion regarding Disclosure i… More »

By: Chris DeVille / November 17, 2014 - 12:58 pm

Azealia Banks Still Hates The “Ugly One” From Disclosure, Loves Ariel Pink Despite His Questionable Hygiene

Azealia Banks may have finally gotten her debut album out into the world, but that doesn’t mean she’s given up her infamous beefing ways. A new profile for The Guardian reads like a laundry list of the spats that Banks has gotten herself into over the past few years, and she tries to offer u… More »

By: James Rettig / November 13, 2014 - 6:15 pm

Mary J. Blige – “Right Now” (Feat. Disclosure) Video

R&B queen Mary J. Blige recruited the fast-rising dance duo Disclosure to producer “Right Now,” the first single from her new album The London Sessions, and it was always fun to imagine MJB in the studio with these pasty British kids. At this point, though, we don’t have to imagine it; we see exactly that… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 7, 2014 - 12:33 pm

Disclosure Announce NYC New Year’s Eve Show

If you thought 2013 was a huge year for Disclosure — they released the acclaimed Settle and became a crossover critical sensation — just think about how big 2014’s been for the duo. They had a platinum top-10 hit in the US with the long-simmering “Latch,” dominated at festivals all summer, appeared on TV several… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 6, 2014 - 3:03 pm

Watch Disclosure & Mary J. Blige Team Up And Kick Ass On Kimmel

The alliance between Disclosure and Mary J. Blige isn’t anything anyone could’ve predicted, but it’s been yielding awesome things for the better part of a year now. Blige showed up on a new version of “F For You,” a highlight from Disclosure’s Settle album, at the beginning of the year. They, in turn, produced “RightMore »

By: Tom Breihan / October 3, 2014 - 8:53 am

Watch Alt-J Cover Disclosure’s “Latch”

Alt-J just released their sophomore album, This Is All Yours (which we reviewed here), and stopped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge to talk and play some songs. They covered fellow UK darlings Disclosure’s “Latch.” Neither of them come close to the powerful vocal performance Sam Smith gave on that song (in fact, they sound… More »

By: James Rettig / September 29, 2014 - 1:47 pm

Disclosure – “Latch (Remix)” (Feat. Schoolboy Q)

Disclosure’s “Latch” is coming up on two years old now, but the Sam Smith-assisted song is having a second life on radio, peaking at No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 a few weeks back. With that newfound popularity comes new remixes and this one sees Schoolboy Q hopping on the track and adding a… More »

By: James Rettig / September 17, 2014 - 11:28 pm

Mary J. Blige – “Right Now” (Prod. Disclosure)

Lately, soul great Mary J. Blige has been working with younger British types like Disclosure and Sam Smith, adding righteous firepower to versions of Disclosure’s “F For You” and Smith’s “Stay With Me.” And now we learn that Blige has been working on a new album called The London Sessions with those guys, which i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 5, 2014 - 4:24 pm

Stereogum’s 14 Favorite Sets At Outside Lands 2014

Nearly 200 years ago, back when the shoreline dunes of San Francisco were considered uninhabitable, they came to be known as the Outside Lands — terrain fit only for the bravest pioneers. These days that territory is a lot more comfortable: Among other landmarks, it’s become home to Golden Gate Park, an oasis of urba… More »

By: Chris DeVille / August 12, 2014 - 3:36 pm

Watch Disclosure And Sam Smith Play Jimmy Kimmel

“Latch,” Disclosure’s first single from debut album Settle, was released in the UK on 10/08/12 — about 21 months ago. The album itself came out 05/31/13 — about 14 months ago. And when we named “Latch” one of our favorite songs of 2013 — more than seven months ago — we were already noting how… More »

By: Chris DeVille / August 5, 2014 - 10:06 am

The Week In Pop: At The On The Run Tour, Beyoncé Runs Circles Around Jay Z

At what point does going on co-headlining tours with his visionary friends and lovers cease to benefit Jay Z? Throughout much of 2011 and 2012, Jay shared the stage with Kanye West on the Watch The Throne Tour, a road show that leaned more toward Yeezy’s avant-garde fixations than Jay’s “I’m a business, man” combinatio… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 17, 2014 - 3:22 pm
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